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UX Designer Job Description

Content.co Editorial
Updated Jul 7, 2020

Here’s a job description template to help you attract the UX Designer you are looking for. Feel free to edit it to best suit your needs.

Company Introduction

This is where you make one of the first impressions with prospective hires. In this section, write a short, catchy paragraph about your company. Make sure to provide information about the company culture, company size, key clients, company’s mission, and goals. As well as perks, benefits, office hours, remote working possibilities, and everything else you think makes your company interesting. 

Job Description

As a UX Designer, you will be responsible for measuring and optimizing web-based applications to improve ease of use (usability) and create the best user experience by exploring many different approaches to solve end-users’ problems. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understand product specifications and user psychology.
  • Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping, and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Conduct concept and usability testing and gather feedback.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Define the right interaction model and evaluate its success.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions, and features.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

Requirements

  • Proven UX design experience.
  • Strong portfolio of design projects.
  • Expertise in standard UX software and basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions.
  • Understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability, and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Collaborative skills, to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
  • Ability to resolve user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Up to date with the industry’s latest trends and technologies.
  • BSc in Design, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.

Skills

  • UX Design
  • User Research
  • Testing
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping

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